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New guy in St. Louis

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by mrmark1914, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. mrmark1914

    Oct 2, 2016
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    Picked up my first dgi Friday. A P3S. I've taken it out twice for a few minutes each. To be honest this thing makes me nervous. I feel like reading all these threads about fly off and crashes scare me! Will that feeling go away with practice? I'm not a big technology savvy person. I bought a drone because I've seen them and I'm curious.

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  2. Alex Baxter

    May 14, 2016
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    County Kilkenny, Ireland
    I'd suggest you do a good calibration on the IMU and compass, following DJI guidance exactly, and follow the take-off procedure (home point, satellites etc) don't take this step lightly or half heartedly. Most of the issues are (I feel) down to compass calibrations done on concrete slabs (rebar) and beside metal structures. Then fly without anxiety, it's a **** good easy to fly machine, you'll realise this after a while, it'll not let you down..
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  3. dirkclod

    dirkclod Moderator
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    May 9, 2014
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    Amory Mississippi
    Welcome to the forum Mark . Don't worry so much and go have some fun .
    I hope you will find our site helpful and look forward to any input , photo's/video's you might post .
    Don't be shy and ask anything if you can't find it by searching .
    This bunch here are the smartest you will find anywhere :)
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